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Masters Scholarship by Niger Delta Development Commission

NDDC was established in 2000 with the mission of facilitating the rapid, even and sustainable development of the Niger Delta into a region that is economically prosperous, socially stable, ecologically regenerative and politically peaceful.

As part of their Human Resource Development initiatives, NDDC is embarking on Post Graduate Foreign Scholarship Programme to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the Local Content programme of the current Administration as well as compete globally in various professional fields. The Scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s Degrees from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:

  1. Engineering
  2. Agricultural Science 
  3. Law 
  4. Medical Sciences 
  5. Geosciences 
  6. Environmental Sciences 
  7. Management sciences 
  8. ICT 
  9. Education 
  10. Humanities
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Aim and Benefits

Full-fee scholarship

List of Courses for Masters Scholarship

Requirments for Scholarship Masters Qualification

1. First degree with minimum of 2nd Class, Lower Division for those wishing to undertake a Master’s Degree programme and a good Master’s Degree for PhD candidates from a recognized University.

2. Applicants must have gained valid admission letter for a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines above, in a foreign University.

3. Applicants who have already enrolled in overseas’ universities are NOT eligible to apply.

4. Guarantor’s written consent of good conduct of the applicant from any of the following persons from the applicant’s community/clan.

  1. Member of National Assembly/State House of Assembly 
  2. Chairman of LGA
  3. First class traditional ruler
  4. High court judge

5. Persons with evidence of cult membership or criminal record shall not be considered.

6. Applicants must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

Interview date, Process and Venue

All completed applications must be submitted on or before 4th July, 2019.


The Commission will not enter into any form of communication with candidates who were not shortlisted for the computer based test (CBT), those who were not invited for oral interview or candidates that were not successful at the oral interviews.

Preference would be given to candidates from oil producing/bearing communities/Local Government areas as long as candidates meet the approved cut off mark.

The Commission will ensure a fair spread of course among beneficiaries within each State.

Deferment, change of institution and course are not permitted.

The Commission reserves the sole and absolute discretion to select in line with the above stated criteria its internal consideration. The decision of the Commission in this regard is final.


Application Deadline

July 4, 2019 .

How to apply

  1. Application must be made on-line at the Commission’s website: (
  2. Successfully completed application form will be assigned a registration number automatically.
  3. Print the hard copy of the on-line generated acknowledgement for ease reference.
  4. All shortlisted applicants will be posted on NDDC website (
  5. For further enquiring please contact:
  6. Director, Education, Health and Social Services (NDDC)
    Mobile: 084668158;
Interested and qualified? Go to Niger Delta Development Commission on to apply
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